A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 1 kilometers (1 miles) from Aya in Philippines on Monday. Global time and date of event 12/01/20 / 2020-01-12 20:25:57 / January 12, 2020 @ 8:25 pm UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us60007eue. Event ids that are associated: us60007eue. The temblor was picked up at 04:25:57 / 4:25 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude 121.1199 East, latitude 13.9068 North, depth = 10 km.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Mamburao, Meycauayan, Boac. Earthquake epicenter was 79 km (49 miles) from Manila (c. 10 444 500 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from Quezon City (c. 2 761 700 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Taguig (c. 644 500 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Pasig City (c. 617 300 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Antipolo (c. 549 500 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Makati City (c. 510 400 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-four, in the last 10 days twenty-four, in the past 30 days twenty-four and in the last 365 days fourty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 1 km NNE of Aya, Philippines.
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